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  • How to say Hello! and Goodbye in South American Spanish!
  • To say please and thank you in South American Spanish!
  • How to say yes and no in South American Spanish!
  • How do you say “My name is ...” in South American Spanish?
  • To translate “I'd like to pay, please.” into South American Spanish?
  • What does “I don't speak South American Spanish” mean?
  • Learn to count to ten in South American Spanish.
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Greetings

 
Hello! ¡Hola!
¡Hola!Hello!
Good morning! (sg/pl) ¡Buenos días!
¡Buenos días!Good morning! (sg/pl)
Hello! (sg/pl) ¡Buenas tardes!
¡Buenas tardes!Hello! (sg/pl)
Good evening! (sg/pl) ¡Buenas noches!
¡Buenas noches!Good evening! (sg/pl)
Good night! See you tomorrow! ¡Buenas noches! ¡Hasta mañana!
¡Buenas noches! ¡Hasta mañana!Good night! See you tomorrow!
Bye! (infml) ¡Chao!/ ¡Adiós!
¡Chao!/ ¡Adiós!Bye! (infml)
Good bye! (fml.) ¡Hasta luego!
¡Hasta luego!Good bye! (fml.)

Important vocabulary

 
yes si
siyes
no no
nono
maybe de pronto
de prontomaybe
OK Ok
OkOK
Thank you! ¡Gracias!
¡Gracias!Thank you!
You're welcome! (m/f) De nada. Con mucho gusto.
De nada. Con mucho gusto.You're welcome! (m/f)
Excuse me, … (sg/pl) Disculpe, .../ Perdón, ...
Disculpe, .../ Perdón, ...Excuse me, … (sg/pl)
I'm sorry. (m/f) Lo siento.
Lo siento.I'm sorry. (m/f)
I have … / I don't have ... Tengo .../ No tengo (ningún) ...
Tengo .../ No tengo (ningún) ...I have … / I don't have ...
We (don't) have … Tenemos .../ No tenemos (ningún) ...
Tenemos .../ No tenemos (ningún) ...We (don't) have …
There is (no) ... Hay .../ No hay (ningún) ...
Hay .../ No hay (ningún) ...There is (no) ...

Introducing yourself

 
My name is ... Me llamo ...
Me llamo ...My name is ...
I'm from ... Soy de ...
Soy de ...I'm from ...
I'm ... years old. Tengo ... años.
Tengo ... años.I'm ... years old.
I am married. / I am not married. Soy casado./ No soy casado. Soy casada./ No soy casada.
Soy casado./ No soy casado. Soy casada./ No soy casada.I am married. / I am not married.
I am traveling alone. / I am not traveling alone. (m/f) Viajo solo./ No viajo solo. Viajo sola./ No viajo sola.
Viajo solo./ No viajo solo. Viajo sola./ No viajo sola.I am traveling alone. / I am not traveling alone. (m/f)
I'm traveling with ... Viajo con ...
Viajo con ...I'm traveling with ...

Comprehension

 
I don't speak any Spanish. No hablo español.
No hablo español.I don't speak any Spanish.
I don't understand that. (m/f) No entiendo.
No entiendo.I don't understand that. (m/f)
Do you speak … ? (m/f) ¿Habla usted ...?
¿Habla usted ...?Do you speak … ? (m/f)
Does anyone here speak ... ? ¿Habla alguien ...?
¿Habla alguien ...?Does anyone here speak ... ?
English  Inglés
InglésEnglish
French  Francés
FrancésFrench
Could you write that down please. (m/f) Por favor escriba.
Por favor escriba.Could you write that down please. (m/f)
Could you please repeat that. (m/f) Por favor repita.
Por favor repita.Could you please repeat that. (m/f)
Just a moment please. Un momento por favor.
Un momento por favor.Just a moment please.

Numbers

 
zero cero
cerozero
one uno
unoone
two dos
dostwo
three tres
tresthree
four cuatro
cuatrofour
five cinco
cincofive
six seis
seissix
seven siete
sieteseven
eight ocho
ochoeight
nine nueve
nuevenine
ten diez
diezten
eleven once
onceeleven
twelve doce
docetwelve
thirteen trece
trecethirteen
fourteen catorce
catorcefourteen
fifteen quince
quincefifteen
sixteen dieciséis
dieciséissixteen
seventeen diecisiete
diecisieteseventeen
eighteen dieciocho
dieciochoeighteen
nineteen diecinueve
diecinuevenineteen
twenty veinte
veintetwenty
twenty-one veintiuno
veintiunotwenty-one
thirty treinta
treintathirty
forty cuarenta
cuarentaforty
fifty cincuenta
cincuentafifty
sixty sesenta
sesentasixty
seventy setenta
setentaseventy
eighty ochenta
ochentaeighty
ninety noventa
noventaninety
one hundred cien
cienone hundred
one thousand mil
milone thousand
one million un millón
un millónone million
some / a couple un par
un parsome / a couple
 

 

 
 
 
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